Welcome to Myra's Place Recovery Homes for Women

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Why Choose Myra's ?

  •        Myra’s Place is a 501c3 public charity that was created and is operated under the direction of Barri Pepe. Barri Pepe is a graduate of Widener University and is a Licensed Social Worker. She is also certified though the PCB as a Certified Advanced Drug and Alcohol Counselor. Barri has worked in the field of drug and alcohol for over fifteen years.  Myra’s Place homes are also supervised by Elizabeth DiRoumaldo who is a graduate of Alvernia University her Bachelor’s degree is in behavioral health. Elizabeth is also certified by the PCB as a Certified Allied Addictions Professional and is a Certified Recovery Specialist. She is currently enrolled at Alvernia University working toward her Masters in Clinical Counseling.  Both Barri and Elizabeth have been in recovery for eighteen and twenty years consecutively. They are well versed in the 12 steps and how 12 step fellowships work. Myra’s Place believes that continuum of care followed by participation in a twelve-step fellowship is the road toward successful recovery.  Myra’s Place is very involved with the welfare of its residents. We are affiliated with many other providers in the county and make sure that our women get to the doctors, dentist and gynecologist. We are involved with CYS, and both probation and parole. It is our goal to see women completely change their lives. They can live in a Myra’s Place home until they are ready to move out on their own.  Our homes are highly structured but more importantly they are homes. We feel it is important that our women feel safe and respected. All women must attend Intensive Outpatient programs and attend 12 step meetings daily. They must report their whereabouts at all times by texting us when they arrive at their destination and before they leave. We have a 90 day probationary period in which they earn the right to get a key to the house and have their first overnight visit with family.  No one is allowed to enter a Myra’s Place home without an appointment. All visits are staff approved and scheduled. No male relatives are allowed in the house without staff present. No boyfriends are allowed to visit our houses.  Although our women will be drug tested by probation and treatment centers, if we are suspicious we will do our own professional grade urine drug screen onsite. If a woman is caught using we will help her to get into a higher level of care if needed. Myra’s Place does it’s best to make sure that our women have a safe place to go if they must leave.  Myra’s Place homes are  clean and well cared for. All homes have smoke and carbon monoxide detectors that are kept in working condition.   

About Myra Manley

Our Homes are named for Myra so that she will never be forgotten. She has no grave but she will always have a place. 

Myra's Place

     The Doe Network:
Case File 2105DFPA Myra Manley
Missing since September 2, 1983 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Classification: MissingVital Statistics

  • Date Of Birth: April 26, 1964
  • Age at Time of Disappearance: 19 years old
  • Height and Weight at Time of Disappearance: 5'5"; 110 lbs.
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: White female. Brown hair, hazel eyes.
  • Marks, Scars: Mole under right breast. Scar on right hand near the palm that is very noticeable.
  • Clothing: Myra was last seen wearing a tiger-print halter top, purple terrycloth shorts and brown canvas shoes.
  • Dentals: Available. All four wisdom teeth had been extracted. Previous braces. She also had a chipped upper front tooth (possibly the left) that had been repaired.
  • DNA: Available in Codis.

Circumstances of Disappearance
Manley was last seen her father's residence at the Presidential Apartments on City Line Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on the afternoon of Friday, September 2, 1983. She was going to swim in the apartment complex pool. She never returned to the apartment, and no trace of her has ever been found.Investigators
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:Philadelphia Police Department
Long Term Missing Persons Unit
Detective Lisa Salvato
215-685-3258NCIC Number: M-431576651
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.Source Information:
Friend of Myra Manley
Pennsylvania Missing Persons    

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Barri  Pepe, LSW, CAADC 610.733.0450 or Elizabeth DiRoumaldo, BA, CAAP-CRS 610.803.5862

Myra's Place Recovery Homes for Women

Delaware and Chester Counties

(610) 733-0450